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									PROGRAMS OF STUDY                                                                                                                              51
Naugatuck Valley Community College offers associate degree programs, certificate programs and credit-free certificate programs. Curricular
patterns are designed to implement the overall general and specific objectives of the College and lead to the degrees of:
                           Associate in Arts (AA)    Associate in Science (AS)
Associate Degrees                                                           u Mathematics & Science - Chemistry (A.A.) — HC12
                                                                            u Nursing (A.S.) — HB66
u Accounting (A.S.) — HA03                                                  u Physical Therapist Assistant (A.S.) — HB71
u Automotive Technician (A.S.) — HA24                                       u Plastics & Rubber Engineering Technology (A.S.) — HB98
u Automotive Technician Management (A.S.) — HC23                            u Q a i y Assurance Technology (A.S.) — HB72
                                                                               ult
u Aviation Science (A.S.) — HB97                                            u Radiologic Technology (A.S.) — HB73
u Aviation Science Management (A.S.) — HC12                                 u Respiratory Care (A.S.) — HB74
u Banking (A.S.) — HF08                                                     u Technological Studies (A.S.) — HB81
u Behavioral Science (A.S.) — HC20                                          u Technological Studies - Electrical (A.S.) — HF06
u Business Administration - Business Computer Applications (A.S.) — HA54    u Technological Studies - Wastewater (A.S.) — HF04
     ih ra f ou n
    w t a e s o f c s i : Accounting, Finance, Management, Marketing
u Business Finance (A.S.) — HA57
u Business Management (A.S.) — HA68                                         Credit Certificates
u Business Offc Technology Executive (A.S.) — HB69
                ie                                                          u Accounting — HJ05
u Business Offc Technology Legal (A.S.) — HB67
                ie                                                          u Advanced Engine Performance — HJ12
u Business Offc Technology Medical (A.S.) — HB68
                ie                                                          u Advanced Wastewater — HN11
u Computer Information Systems Technology (A.S.) — HA76                     u Athletic Coaching — HJ22
    with areas of focus in: Business Programming, Client/Server Systems,    u Automotive Fundamentals — HJ24
    Microcomputer Networking Administration, Object-Oriented Programming,   u Business Offc Technology - Clerical — HJ43
                                                                                            ie
    W eb Site Development for E-Commerce                                    u Business Offc Technology - Health Claims Processing — HK22
                                                                                            ie
u Criminal Justice/Public Safety (A.S.) — HB04                              u Business Offc Technology - Medical Insurance Specialist — HJ44
                                                                                            ie
u Criminal Justice - Computer Crime Deterrence (A.S.) — HC16                u Business Offc Technology - Secretarial — HJ45
                                                                                            ie
u Criminal Justice - Corrections (A.S.) — HC13                              u Business Offc Technology - Word Processing — HJ46
                                                                                            ie




                                                                                                                                                Programs
                                                                                                                                                 of Study
u Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement (A.S.) — HC14                          u Business Management — HJ38
u Criminal Justice - Security (A.S.) — HC15                                 u Business Programming — HK25
u Drug and Alcohol Rehabilitation Counselor (A.S.) — HF03                   u Client/Server Systems — HK24
u Early Childhood Education (A.S.) — HB93                                   u Computer Crime Deterrence — HK26
u Electronic Engineering Technology (A.S.) — HB11                           u Computer-Aided Drafting/Design Technology — HJ50
u Electronic Engineering Technology Telecommunications (A.S.) — HC22        u Criminal Justice — HJ75
u Engineering Science (A.S.) — HB12                                         u Culinary Arts — HJ77
u Engineering Technology (A.S.) — HB83                                      u Dance — HK28
u Engineering Technology - Automated Manufacturing (A.S.) — HB84            u Dietary Supervision — HJ65
u Engineering Technology - Computer-Aided Drafting/Design (A.S.) — HB86     u E M T-Paramedic — HJ97
u Engineering Technology - Mechanical (A.S.) — HB85                         u Early Childhood Education — HJ89
u Environmental Science (A.S.) — HB87                                       u Electrical — HN12
u Environmental Science - Biology (A.S.) — HB88                             u Environmental Systems — HK15
u Environmental Science - Environmental Systems (A.S.) — HB89               u Family Child Care Provider — HJ68
u Environmental Science - Wastewater (A.S.) — HB90                          u Finance — HJ70
u F n At - Art (A.A.) — HB15
   i e rs                                                                   u Fine Arts/Studio Art — HJ59
u F n Arts - Dance (A.A.) — HB99
   ie                                                                       u F e C l Technology — HC19
                                                                               ul el
u F n Arts - Multimedia Technology (A.A.) — HB95
   ie                                                                       u General Automotive Services — HK10
u F n Arts - Music (A.A.) — HC10
   ie                                                                       u Gerontology — HK11
u F n At - Theatre Arts (A.A.) — HC11
   i e rs                                                                   u Horticulture — HK18
u F r Technology and Administration (A.S.) — HF05
   ie                                                                       u Legal Studies/Paralegal — HJ69
u Foodservice Management (A.S.) — HB16                                      u Manufacturing — HK19
u General Studies (A.S.) — HB25                                             u Marketing and Distribution — HK20
u Horticulture (A.S.) — HB37                                                u Marketing Electronic Commerce — HJ63
u Hotel Management (A.S.) — HB94                                            u Mental Health — HJ41
u Human Services (A.S.) — HB34                                              u Microcomputer Networking Customer Support — HK27
u Human Services - Child and Family Services (A.S.) — HB96                  u Microcomputer Networking Specialist — HJ42
u Human Services - Gerontology (A.S.) — HB30                                u Multimedia Technology — HJ71
u Human Services - Disabilities/Mental Health (A.S.) — HB31                 u Object-Oriented Programming — HK23
u Human Services - Social Work (A.S.) — HB32                                u Plastics Specialization — HJ47
u Industrial Management & Supervision Technology (A.S.) — HB36              u Pre-Service Corrections — HK29
u Legal Assistant/Paralegal (A.S.) — HB56                                   u Quality Control — HJ49
u L b r l Arts and Sciences (A.A.) — HB57 with areas of focus in:
   iea                                                                      u Sales Support & Service — HJ64
    American Studies, Early Childhood Education, History,                   u Social Services — HJ57
    International Education and Study Abroad Experience, Music              u Technical Communications — HJ61
u L b r l Arts and Sciences - Mathematics & Science (A.A.) — HB44
   iea                                                                      u W astewater — HN03
u Marketing (A.S.) — HB61




                                                                                                                * For more information
                                                                                                                  refer to pages 149-150.
52 COMMON CORE OF GENERAL EDUCATION

  THE PHILOSOPHY AND REQUIREMENTS                                         Group III - Behavioral and Social Sciences
  Naugatuck Valley Community College considers general educa-                 Behavioral Sciences - After successful completion of a
  tion an important component of its degree programs. While an                     behavioral science elective, students will be able to
  appropriate level of mastery in occupations and technologies is                  demonstrate knowledge of the major theories in the
  clearly essential, students are better prepared to live in the world             behavioral sciences, understand and apply the scientific
  and use this mastery only if they are also capable of understanding              methodology used for behavioral science research; dem-
  fundamental theory, weighing values, and forming independent                     onstrate an understanding of basic psychological pro-
  judgments.                                                                       cesses, such as memory and learning; critically analyze
                                                                                   the effects of social forces on the perceptions, roles and
  The College defines General Education as follows:                                behaviors of individuals and groups; evaluate the causes
                                                                                   and consequences of perceived inequality among groups
  General Education embodies the acquisition and demonstration of                  of people. Demonstrate an understanding of the range
  those skills, abilities and values which allow a person to function              of psychological and social functioning among differ-
  as a free and responsible citizen. These include the capacities to               ent people across the lifespan and across situations;
  read and listen with understanding, to communicate clearly in                    demonstrate an understanding and appreciation for the
  speech and writing, to perform basic mathematical computations,                  development and range of social structures such as
  to reason logically, and to apply these skills, abilities, and values            marriage and the family, the arts, political organization,
  to the demands of living and working.                                            and religion across cultures; develop a conceptual frame-
                                                                                   work for the origin of man and the development of
  This definition and the philosophy behind it are embodied in the                 culture.
  Common Core of General Education. It is a term which refers to              Social Sciences - After successful completion of a social
  courses as listed under Groups I, II, III, IV of Naugatuck Valley                science elective, students will be able to conduct an
  Community College’s “Common Core of General Education”                           inquiry in the social sciences using a variety of re-
  which the faculty of the College considers essential to its degree               sources to gather and evaluate information; evaluate the
  programs. These courses have already been incorporated into                      interdependence of local, national and global commu-
  programs. The outline below will assist in understanding the                     nities; appreciate the relevance of the social sciences to
  categories of knowledge.                                                         social, political, and economic institutions and behav-
                                                                                   iors; critically analyze the reciprocal influence of West-
  Placement testing results and course prerequisite requirements                   ern and non-Western institutions and ideas in the devel-
  prevail before students may register for courses. Transfer credits               oping global community; demonstrate competence in
  will be handled on an individual basis.                                          accessing, ordering, interpreting and evaluating new
                                                                                   information; demonstrate knowledge of both the
                                                                                   strengths and weaknesses of the types of research em-
  GENERAL EDUCATION OUTCOMES                                                       ployed in the social sciences, and, in addition, develop
  The outcomes of general education courses are listed in each                     an appropriate conceptual framework for analyzing
  course syllabus which are distributed to students each semester.                 current world issues.
  The degree and certificate outcomes are listed next to each
  program outline in the following pages. The specific outcomes of        Group IV - Arts and Humanities
  the General Education categories are listed as follows:                     English-H102 - Literature - After successful completion of
                                                                                   Eng-H102, students will be able to demonstrate aware-
  Group I - Communication Skills                                                   ness of relationships between literature and society, as
      English-H101 - After successful completion of ENG-H101,                      well as understand social and multicultural perspectives
           students will be able to write clear, coherent, focused,                in literature. Students will also be able to form and
           well-developed, error-free essays and a documented                      express logical opinions about literature both in discus-
           research paper.                                                         sion and writing.
      Communications-H101 - After successful completion of                    Fine Arts - After successful completion of a fine arts elective,
           COMM-H101, students will be able to express them-                       students will have developed an aesthetic knowledge of
           selves orally in interpersonal, small and large-group                   the arts through classroom activities, practical applica-
           situations and demonstrate an awareness of communi-                     tion, and related cultural experiences.
           cation barriers and breakdowns.                                    Humanities - After successful completion of a humanities
                                                                                   elective, students will have critically examined the
  Group II - Mathematics and Science                                               development of values, the roles of creativity, spontane-
      Mathematics - After successful completion of mathematics                     ity and discipline in human life, and the essential spirit
           courses, students will be able to solve problems and                    of communication.
           make reasoned decisions in their personal and profes-
           sional lives.                                                  Special Note on Computer Literacy- Word processing skills are
      Science - After successful completion of science courses,           expected of all incoming students. Computer technology is
           students will be able to appreciate and apply the scien-       integrated into most courses at the College. Students are urged to
           tific method in describing, creating, and understanding        master basic computer skills prior to enrolling at the College or to
           natural phenomena.                                             take computer courses during the first semester of the college
                                                                          experience.
COMMON CORE OF GENERAL EDUCATION                                                                                                 53


Group I                                                          Group III
  COMMUNICATION SKILLS                               6 credits      BEHAVIORAL AND SOCIAL SCIENCES 6 credits
    ENG-H101                                         3 credits       Programs will contain one course from
    COMM-H101                                        3 credits       Category A and one course from Category B.

Group II                                                             Category A
  MATHEMATICS AND SCIENCE                    6 or 7 credits           Behavioral Sciences                            3 credits
    Programs will contain one course from                                ANTH-H101
      Category A and one course from Category B.                         PSY-H101
                                                                         SOC-H101
    Category A
     Mathematics                              3 or 4 credits         Category B
      MATH-H106, 108, 109*, 111, 113, 117, 120,                       Social Sciences                               3 credits
      205, 206, 207                                                      ECON-H205, 206
      *(Restricted to Automotive Technician, Business                    GEOG-H101, 102
      Office Technology, Early Childhood Education,                      HIST-H101, 102, 104, 105, 106, 107, 110, 111, 112,
       Hospitality Management, Landscaping and                           201, 202, 205
       Horticulture students.)                                           POLS-H101, 102, 105

    Category B




                                                                                                                                  Programs
                                                                                                                                   of Study
     Sciences                               3 or 4 credits       Group IV
      ASTR-H101                                                    ARTS AND HUMANITIES                               6 credits
      BIOL-H103, 105, 110/120, 115, 129, 130, 151, 160                Programs will contain ENG-H102 (3 credits)
          206/252, 212, 225, 232, 260                                 and three other credits from this group:
      CHEM-H101, 111                                                  Fine Arts:
      GEOL-H101                                                         ART-H101, 102, 104, 105, 109, 112, 114, 116, 131,
      HORT-H205, 212                                                      150
      METR-H101                                                         DANC-H101, 102, 103, 105, 106
      PHYS-H101, 111                                                    MM-H101, 106, 116
                                                                        MUS-H101, 112, 113, 114, 120
                                                                        TH-H101, 102, 103, 104, 106
                                                                       Humanities:
                                                                        COMM-H107, 108
                                                                        ENG-H117, 120, 201, 202, 203, 204, 207,
                                                                            211, 212, 214, 221, 222, 231, 232, 236, 237, 247
                                                                        FREN-H101, 102
                                                                        GERM-H101, 102
                                                                        ITAL-H101, 102
                                                                        PHIL-H101, 102, 103, 104, 105, 106, 107, 110
                                                                        PORT-H101, 102
                                                                        SPAN-H101, 102, 201, 202


The Common Core of General Education is included in
most degree programs at NVCC. Any temporary adjust-
ments or exceptions to these requirements will be ex-
plained in specific programs to which they apply. The
following definitions may be of some assistance.

Directed Electives -
Credit courses that satisfy specific program requirements.
These courses are listed with each program area.

Liberal Arts Electives -
All courses listed in the common core under Groups I, II, III,
IV and advanced courses with the same designations.

General Electives -
All credit courses listed in the catalog. Students should
consider transferability of courses when choosing general
electives.
54 COMMON CORE OF GENERAL EDUCATION

  ASSESSMENT OF THE COMMON CORE OF GENERAL                              9.    General Electives - All credit courses listed in the catalog.
  EDUCATION                                                                   Students should consider transferability of courses when
  The effectiveness of the College's Common Core of General                   choosing general electives.
  Education is assessed by the annual administration of the Aca-
  demic Profile to each graduating class. The evaluation is a           10. Directed Electives - Credit courses that satisfy specific
  criterion-referenced achievement examination that rigorously and          program requirements. These courses are listed with each
  comprehensively assesses student proficiency in critical thinking,        program area.
  humanities, mathematics, natural sciences, reading, writing and
  social studies. No scores in the examination are reported for         11. Modern Language Equivalencies - The following equiva-
  individual students, and scores are not broken down by courses            lencies satisfy the modern language requirements:
  taken or by any other faculty-specific information.
                                                                                 a) 3 years of high school work in a single foreign lan-
                                                                                guage, ancient or modern, or
  DEFINITIONS YOU NEED TO KNOW WHEN                                              b) 2 years of high school work and an added year of a
  SELECTING YOUR PROGRAM AND COURSES                                            college course at a more advanced level in a single foreign
                                                                                language,          or
  1.   Credit Hours (cr.) - College work is measured in units called
       credit hours. A credit-hour value is assigned to each course              c) 2 semesters of a single foreign language in college.
       and is normally equal to the number of hours the course meets
       each week. Credit hours may also be referred to as semester               Note: Students may also take CLEP (College Level
       hours.                                                                    Examination Program) to satisfy the modern language
                                                                                 requirements. Information on these tests is available
  2.   Lecture Hours (lec.) - The number of clock hours in the fall              from the Testing Center.
       or spring semester the student spends each week in the
       classroom. This time frame is different for the shorter          12.   Credit-Free (CF) - A course of study that does not apply
       summer sessions.                                                       towards the college degree; typically designed as short
                                                                              courses, workshops and customized programs. Credit-free
  3.   Laboratory Hours (lab.) - The number of clock hours in the             programs focus on knowledge and skills that can be applied
       fall or spring semester the student spends each week in the            directly to the job, or personal and professional growth.
       laboratory or other learning environment. This time frame is
       different for the shorter summer sessions.                       13. Continuing Education Unit (CEU) Certificates - Awarded
                                                                            for successful achievement of a credit-free program's learn-
  4.   Prerequisite - A course that must be successfully completed          ing objectives; typically CEU's are awarded on a 1:10 ratio
       or a requirement such as related life experiences that must be       (i.e., one CEU for every ten hours of qualified instruction).
       met before enrolling in another course.

  5.   Corequisite - A course that must be taken during the same or
       earlier semester as the course in which one is enrolling.        This College continues to add and adjust courses, course desig-
                                                                        nations, and course numbers to its offerings. The common core
  6.   Common Core - A term which refers to courses as listed           and the definitions will be adjusted accordingly.
       under Groups I, II, III, IV of Naugatuck Valley Community-
       College’s Common Core of General Education which the
       faculty of the College considers essential to its degree pro-
       grams.

  7.   Electives - Courses which may be chosen from items 8, 9, or
       10.

  8.   Liberal Arts Electives - All courses listed in the common
       core under Groups I, II, III, IV and advanced courses with the
       same designations.
COOPERATIVE EDUCATION                                                                                                                            55
COOPERATIVE EDUCATION (CO-OP)                                            How Does Co-op Work?
What is Cooperative Education?                                           Students who wish to participate in Co-op should visit the Coop-
Cooperative Education at Naugatuck Valley Community College              erative Education and Employment Services Office in Kinney
is designed to integrate students’ academic learning with career         Hall and fill out a Cooperative Education Application. An
related work experience. The program is designed in the School-          employment specialist will meet with the student to review his/her
to-Career model with three interlinking components:                      college transcript to ensure that all mandatory coursework has
                                                                         been completed and to discuss the type of work experience the
     School-based learning - courses the students must complete          student is interested in pursuing. The employment specialist will
     in a particular major prior to beginning co-op;                     then begin to contact area employers to assist the student in finding
                                                                         a suitable co-op placement. Students who enroll in co-op must
     Work-based learning - an employment experience in the               attend a professional development workshop on resume writing
     student's chosen field of study; and                                and interview techniques prior to beginning their work experi-
                                                                         ence. Most co-op placements require the student to complete 225
     Connecting activities - students must attend a weekly co-op         hours of paid work experience and attend a weekly 50 minute co-
     seminar during their work experience.                               op seminar.
Cooperative education provides students with an answer to a              How Is Academic Credit Awarded?
common question asked by employers, “What experience have                Faculty facilitators supervise the work experience through regular
you had?” Upon successful completion of a co-op experience,              site visits and through the weekly co-op seminar. Granting of
students will have an up-to-date resume with hands-on experience         college credit is based on the evaluation of the student’s learning
in their field of study and three to six academic credits for their      and job performance by the faculty facilitator in consultation with
work experience.                                                         the employer. The awarding of credit is directly linked to the




                                                                                                                                                  Programs
                                                                                                                                                   of Study
                                                                         quality of the work experience and the learning that results.
Who is eligible for Co-op?
Students who have completed a minimum of 24 college credits              Some co-op majors have different minimum work requirements.
and have maintained a “C” average overall and in their major are         For more information, contact the Cooperative Education and
eligible. Students must meet specific curriculum requirements            Employment Services Office at (203) 575-8223.
related to their major prior to enrollment in co-op. In some fields
of study, co-op is required; in others, it is elective. Current majors
with a co-op component include: (E - Elective; R - Required)
    Accounting (E)
    Automotive Technician (R)
    Business Computer Applications (E)
    Business Finance (E)
    Business Office Technology (R)
    Computer-Aided Drafting/Design (E)
    Computer Information Systems (E)
    Criminal Justice (R)
    Early Childhood Education (R)
    Electrical Engineering Technology (E)
    Environmental Science (E)
    Fine Arts (E)
    Fire Technology and Administration (E)
    Horticulture (R)
    Hospitality Management (R)
    Human Services (R)
    Legal Assistant/Paralegal (R)
    Liberal Arts (E)
    Management (E)
    Marketing (E)
    Medical Insurance Specialist (R)
    Plastics (E)
56 PRIOR LEARNING EVALUATION and DISTANCE LEARNING

  PRIOR LEARNING EVALUATION                                               DISTANCE LEARNING
  Naugatuck Valley Community College acknowledges its role in             If you are well organized and highly motivated, this may be the
  assisting adults to learn throughout their lives; therefore, the        learning environment for you. Learning activities are offered
  College enthusiastically supports the functions of continuing           through a variety of media, resources and delivery systems. On the
  education in all divisions. The College promotes “learning as a         Internet, WebCT is our course management software. Asynchro-
  lifelong process” and believes that everyone should have the            nous course access (that is: students and instructor are not working
  opportunity to pursue different interests at convenient times and       at the same, in the same place) lets you determine when and where
  at different rates of speed.                                            you will study, (some courses may have a synchronous access
                                                                          requirement, either onsite or online). Basic computer literacy and
  Prior Learning Evaluation at Naugatuck Valley Community Col-            access to the Internet are required. Refer to course descriptions to
  lege was accepted by the President’s Cabinet in June 1982 as a          identify the prerequisites and requirements (hardware/software)
  result of a two-year study which originated within the College’s        unique to each course. NVCC continues to develop new Distance
  advisory system. The intent is to recognize the varied back-            Learning opportunities.
  grounds of students coming to the College and to provide them
  with opportunities to begin their college careers or to make            For more information refer to the Distance Learning&WebCT
  adjustments in their professions without duplicating proficiencies      link under Academic Services on the NVCC homepage or call the
  which they may already have attained.                                   Distance Learning office at (203) 575-8182.
                                                                          The following courses are three credits each.
  No more than 50 percent of the credits required for a degree shall
  be awarded for prior learning. The credits must be awarded within       Arts & Humanities
  the approved curricula of the College.                                     Fundamentals of Writing                     ENG-H100
  The student may apply for the evaluation of prior learning through         Composition                                 ENG-H101
  one or both of the following procedures:                                   Literature                                  ENG-H102
                                                                             Mass Comm: Theories/Practices               ENG-H120
  Credit by Examination                                                      Advanced Prose                              ENG-H234
  If the student wishes to have prior learning assessed through              Technical Writing                           ENG-H236
  examination for select courses, he or she may use:                         Introduction to Multimedia                  MM-H101
        • College Level Examination Program (CLEP)                           Multimedia Authoring I                      MM-H104
        • College-Produced Examinations                                      Digital Imaging                             MM-H108
  The assessment verifies that learning has occurred and that the            Digital Video Production                    MM-H110
  learning is equivalent in level and nature to learning acquired in an      Multimedia Authoring II                     MM-H205
  approved college course or program. Please contact Division                Multimedia Web Authoring                    MM-H215
  Directors for a list of courses available through credit-by-exami-
  nation.                                                                 Behavioral and Social Sciences
                                                                            General Psychology I                         PSY-H101
  For more information, call the Coordinator of Testing, Placement          Developmental Psychology                     PSY-H201
  Testing Office at (203) 575-8048.                                         Introduction to Criminal Justice             CJ-H101
                                                                            Legal Aspects of Security                    CJ-H213
                                                                            Security Management and Supervision          CJ-H224
  Credit by Portfolio Assessment
  If the student wishes to substantiate prior learning via compilation    Business
  of a portfolio of experience, he/she must complete the formal             Income Tax Accounting                        ACCT-H203
  course in portfolio preparation (offered during the Spring Semes-         Marketing I                                  BUS-H251
  ter). Once compiled, the portfolios are assessed by faculty               Spreadsheet Applications in Business         CS-H123
  members qualified in pertinent subject areas.                             Real Estate Practice                         LAP-H102
                                                                            Estate Planning                              LAP-H201
  For more information, contact the Cooperative Education and               Advanced Legal Issues                        LAP-H205
  Employment Services Office at (203) 575-8223.                             Word Processing II                           WP-H202

  Board for State Academic Awards                                         Math /Science
  (Charter Oak State College)                                               Pre-Algebra                                  MATH-H092
  Students may also have their prior learning evaluated by Charter          Elementary Algebra                           MATH-H096
  Oak College. Students may visit the local office at Ekstrom Hall,         Intermediate Algebra                         MATH-H102
  Room E-524, telephone (203) 575-8174 or call (860) 666-4595.              Elementary Statistics                        MATH-H108
                                                                            College Algebra                              MATH-H113
SPECIAL PROGRAMS of STUDY                                                                                                               57

COLLEGE OF TECHNOLOGY PATHWAY PROGRAM                                    College of Technology Technological Studies
Public Act 92-126 created the “Connecticut College of Technol-
ogy.” The College of Technology has no buildings or faculty of           Course Type          Course Title                    Credits
its own, but rather is a unique pathway curriculum between each
one of Connecticut’s twelve (12) community colleges to Central           General Education
Connecticut State University (CCSU) or the University of Con-            Arts/Humanities
necticut (UConn), or Charter Oak College (Connecticut's external          English             English Composition               3
degree program).                                                          English             Oral Communications               3
                                                                          Fine Arts           Elective                          3
The College of Technology’s integrated curriculum at Connecticut’s        Humanities          Elective (literature)             3
public colleges and universities allows individuals to begin their        Humanities          Elective
studies at a community college and transfer directly to CCSU’s                                (philosophy or foreign lang)      3
School of Technology or to the University of Connecticut’s School
of Engineering or Charter Oak College (Connecticut's external            Science
degree program).                                                          Chemistry           General Chemistry w/lab           4
                                                                          Physics             Physics                           4
The curriculum consists of two distinct pathways — one in
engineering, the other in technology. Each pathway provides the          Mathematics
initial two years of study toward a bachelor's degree in technology       Mathematics         College Algebra                   3
at CCSU or in engineering at UConn.                                       Mathematics         Trigonometry                      3

For additional information, contact the Engineering Technolo-            Social Science




                                                                                                                                         Programs
                                                                                                                                          of Study
gies Division at (203) 596-8727.                                          Social Science     Elective (history)                 3
                                                                          Social Science     Elective (economics)               3
                                                                          Behavioral Science Elective
The Technology Pathway for entry into CCSU’s School of                                       (psychology or sociology)           3
Technology consists of a core of courses that will serve as the                Total General Education Credits                  38
foundation for the bachelor of science degree in engineering
technology, industrial technology and technology education. Con-
tinuation at CCSU will require a minimum course grade of “C” and         Specialized Core
sixty-five hours of college credits in specific courses.                  CAD                 Computer-Aided Drafting            3
                                                                          MEC                 Materials Science                  3
The College of Technology Technological Studies parent program            —                   Introduction to Energy             3
includes an extensive general education component of 38 credits           CS                  Introduction to Computers          3
and a 15-credit program core. There are 12 credits of directed and        Mathematics         Statistics                         3
technical electives that can serve as an option to provide a focus for                        Total Core Credits                15
students who desire to concentrate their attention on a particular
area. The options available are:
                                                                         Choose one Option below:
Electrical Option - This option is designed for students who have
completed the electrical apprenticeship program available through        Option/Directed Electives
the Independent Electrical Contractors of CT and have been                —                   Directed Elective                  3
introduced to:                                                            —                   Directed Elective                  3
     • the principles of direct and alternating current and electro-      —                   Technical Elective                 3
       magnetism,                                                         —                   Technical Elective                 3
     • operating procedures, function and installation of electric       Total Option/Directed Electives Credits                12
       meters, transformers, etc.,
     • National Electrical Code requirements for capacitors, elec-
       tric motors, hazardous locations and Class I, II, and III         Electrical Option/Directed Electives
       installations, and                                                 Elec I               Electricity I                     3
     • National Code requirements pertaining to wire closets,             Elec II              Electricity II                    3
       junction boxes, stairway and emergency lighting.                   Elec III             Electricity III                   3
                                                                          Elec IV              Electricity IV                    3
Wastewater Option - This option is designed to introduce stu-            Total Electrical Option/Directed Electives Credits     12
dents to the safe and effective operation and maintenance of
wastewater treatment plants, including areas of:
    • applications of the theoretical principles of wastewater           Wastewater Option/Directed Electives
      treatment processes,                                                WMT I             Wastewater I                         3
    • participation in an internship at an operating wastewater           WMT II            Wastewater II                        3
      treatment facility, and                                             WMT III           Wastewater III                       3
    • provide current employees of wastewater treatment                   WMT IV            Wastewater IV                        3
      facilities an avenue of study that will lead to an associate       Total Wastewater Option/Directed Electives Credits     12
      degree and transfer to CCSU.
                                                                                              Total Credits                     65
58 SPECIAL PROGRAMS of STUDY

  The Engineering Pathway for entry into UConn’s School of                  STUDY ABROAD
  Engineering consists primarily of coursework in engineering,              As a member college in The College Consortium for International
  math and science classes. In addition to the sixty-four (64) hours        Studies, Naugatuck Valley Community College may enroll stu-
  of college credits in specific courses, a grade average of “B” wlth       dents for semester abroad programs in the following countries and
  no grade less than “C” is required for continuation at UConn.             institutions of higher education:

  College of Technology Engineering Science                                      Bulgaria         University of Ploudiv
                                                                                 China            Nanjing University
  Course Type             Course Title                         Credits           Columbia         Universidad Javeriana
                                                                                 Cyprus           Frederick Polytechnic University
  General Education                                                              Ecuador          Universidad San Francisco de Quito
  Arts/Humanities                                                                England          Thames Valley University
   English                English Composition                       3            France           The Institute for American
   English                Literature & Composition                  3                             Universities
   Fine Arts              Elective                                  3            Germany          Collegium Palatinum and Schiller
   Humanities             Elective                                                                International University
                          (philosophy & ethical analysis)           3            Greece           Anatolia College
   Humanities             Elective (western culture)                3            Ireland          St. Patrick’s College,
                                                                                                  University of Limerick
  Science                                                                        Israel           University of Haifa and
   Chemistry              General Chemistry I w/lab                 4                             Specialized Schools
   Chemistry              General Chemistry II w/lab                4            Italy            The American University of Rome,
                                                                                                  Scuola Lorenzo de Medici (Florence)
  Mathematics                                                                    Japan            Suny/Toyana-Ken
   Mathematics            Calculus I                                4            Mexico           Universidad del Valle de Mexico
   Mathematics            Calculus II                               4            Portugal         CIAL Centrok de Linguas
                                                                                 Russia           The Institute of Youth, Moscow
  Social Science                                                                 Spain            CCIS Institute,
   Social Science         Elective                                  3                             The University of Seville
                                                                                 Switzerland      Franklin College

  Specialized Core                                                          Summer study is also available in England, France, Germany and
   —                      Applied Mechanics I                       3       Italy.
   —                      Applied Mechanics II                      3
   Physics                Engineering Physics l                     4       Admission to Study Abroad
   Physics                Engineering Physics II                    4       Students are evaluated for admission to academic studies abroad
   Mathematics            Multivariable Calculus                    4       according to their academic ability, maturity, motivation, and
   Mathematics            Differential Equations                    3       potential adaptability to a foreign culture. They have usually
   Computer                                                                 completed their first year of college. A cumulative grade point
    Programming           FORTRAN or Pascal or “C”                  3       average of at least 2.5 is required, and letters of recommendation
                                                                            must be secured from professors who know the student.

  Open Electives                                                            Credits, Transcripts, Costs
   —                      Technical or Foreign Language             6       Students register at Naugatuck Valley Community-Technical
                                                                            College and pay the appropriate tuition and fees. Upon successful
                          Total Credits                            64       completion of the formal courses abroad, each student receives a
                                                                            transcript from the college reflecting grades achieved and credits
                                                                            earned.
  SPECIAL INTEREST AND
  GROUP CONTRACT COURSES                                                    Most courses taken abroad transfer readily to four-year institu-
  Special credit or credit-free courses can be designed or existing         tions. A full semester of courses usually earns fifteen (15) credits.
  courses tailored to meet specific requirements or needs of indi-          Summer session earns six (6) to nine (9) credits. Total program
  vidual professional groups, agencies, businesses and industries.          costs range from $4250 to $9000, depending on the country
                                                                            selected. Financial aid is available to qualified students.
  These courses can be offered on an individual fee basis or on a
  contract basis. Contractual arrangements are possible for indi-           For Further Information
  vidual businesses or agencies to have courses given on campus and         Complete details about host institutions abroad, what is covered
  also on-site for their management, mid-management, secretarial            by the total program cost, and application materials may be
  and other staff to enhance their ability on the job. In the past, these   obtained from the Behavioral and Social Sciences Division,
  have included nursing home administrators, area hospitals, facto-         Kinney Hall, Room K-600, or call (203) 575-8002.
  ries, small business associations, and public service agencies,
  among others. Costs vary, depending on instructional and admin-
  istrative fees. For additional information, call the Business and
  Industry Training Center at (203) 575-8242.

								
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